Long term illness affects the way people see themselves and the way they cope with living with their illness every day.

This research programme is looking to see if structures could be put in place to help people have a better quality of life and care instead of having to use emergency or out-of-hours health services.

The programme of research has chosen four long term conditions to research.


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